The San Francisco 49ers Foundation, the nonprofit associated with the San Francisco 49ers, supports programs for underserved youth in the Bay Area. Since 1991, the Foundation has donated $40 million to non-profits, committing $4 million in 2016. In recognition of their unparalleled commitment to charitable giving, the 49ers were the winners of the Beyond Sport 2015 Sport Team of the Year Award and one of four finalists for the 2015 and 2016 ESPN Sports Humanitarian Team of the Year Award.
The San Francisco 49ers are seeking a collaborative, positive, and hard-working individual to serve as the Executive Director of the 49ers Foundation. The Executive Director will lead fundraising efforts and work closely with funded programs to ensure both fiscal responsibility and visibility for those programs. The Executive Director reports to the General Counsel of the San Francisco 49ers and to the Foundation Chairman of the Board and will work collaboratively with ownership, organizational leadership and key external partners. This is an exciting opportunity for a strong leader to guide the next stage of the 49ers Foundation’s evolution.
Using the link below, please upload a resume and thoughtful cover letter, outlining how your skills and experience meet the qualifications of the position and stating how you heard about this opportunity, both in Word format, addressed to Dr. John York and Hannah Gordon. Applications will be reviewed on a rolling basis.
The San Francisco 49ers offers a competitive salary and benefits, commensurate with experience and skills.
The San Francisco 49ers is an equal opportunity employer. We encourage all qualified candidates to apply regardless of race, ethnicity, nationality, religion, sex, gender identity, sexual orientation or able-status.
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